In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.